February 4, 2016

Microcontainers: Iron.io’s New Hack to Shrink Docker Containers

In the still-developing container world, it seems like new functionality is being released every time you turn around. Engineers are trying to solve the questions of how to make containers run faster, smarter, and take up fewer resources This week’s hack comes from Iron.io, a Platform as a Service (PaaS) company. In a word: Microcontainers.

Last week, Iron.io co-founder Travis Reeder explained how to reduce the size of Docker Images by using what they have dubbed Microcontainers, following up on a post in December on how to build your own Docker Image.

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